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Ordet
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Hanne Agesen

Hanne Agesen

Karen, a Servant
Kirsten Andreasen

Kirsten Andreasen

(uncredited)
Sylvia Eckhausen

Sylvia Eckhausen

Kirstin Petersen
Birgitte Federspiel

Birgitte Federspiel

Inger, Mikkel's Wife
Ejner Federspiel

Ejner Federspiel

Peter Petersen
Ann Elisabeth Groth

Ann Elisabeth Groth

Maren Borgen, Mikkel's Daughter
Emil Hass Christensen

Emil Hass Christensen

Mikkel Borgen
Cay Kristiansen

Cay Kristiansen

Anders Borgen


Written by
Kaj Munk

Kaj Munk

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Ordet

2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 29 22:47
Ordet is absolutely amazing. The combination of sublime camera work and exceptional performances give it a real intensity. Whilst being very restrained in all aspects of its narrative, characterisation, visual compositions and structure, it attains an incredibly hypnotic and haunting style. Its images convey so much emotion in the characters by allowing their expressions to work in tandem with mas... read more
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Release date: 10 January 1955
1955 (8), Denmark (8), 1950s (6), Faith (5), Religion (5), Family (4), Death (4), Miracle (3), Madness (3), Farmer (3), Danish (3), Drama (3), Doctor (2), Farm (2), Prayer (2), Forbidden Love (2), 1950's (2), Based On Play (2), Cure (1), B&w (1)
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“Ordet is absolutely amazing. The combination of sublime camera work and exceptional performances give it a real intensity. Whilst being very restrained in all aspects of its narrative, characterisation, visual compositions and structure, it attains an incredibly hypnotic and haunting style. Its images convey so much emotion in the characters by allowing their expressions to work in tandem with masterful framework, composition and lighting. A truly memorable work that will continue to resonate long after its seen.” read more

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